Where is NASA going? Expert panel say...

Where is NASA going? Expert panel says space agency isn't quite sure, needs clear goals

There are 3 comments on the The Washington Post story from Dec 5, 2012, titled Where is NASA going? Expert panel says space agency isn't quite sure, needs clear goals. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

This Tuesday, July 19, 2011 image provided by NASA shows the International Space Station photographed by a member of Atlantis' STS-135 crew during a fly around as the shuttle departed the station on the last space shuttle mission.

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#1 Dec 5, 2012
If Obama won't let them go to space, the NASA will just go to Hell.
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Blacklick, OH

#2 Dec 5, 2012
Muslim Outreach anybody? Flying carpet technology? Appreciation of the Zero year? The last might be appropriate because that's what's going to be accomplished - Zero.

Everett, WA

#3 Dec 5, 2012
Decades ago, it was obvious to NASA that the best & most efficient science was best performed by unmanned spacecraft. However, to excite the gov't funders & the public, ya had to kill some astronauts once in a while.

NASA got fed up with a public & know-nothing legislators, who wouldn't get involved with spectacular science performed by superlatively designed excellent spacecraft, without 'bodies with the right stuff', along for the ride.

Note: the ones complaining about NASA are the ones 'with the right stuff', but not the scientists. The scientists are involved in the obscure but spectacularly performing & long enduring missions that pour out so much science, that Earth Base often only have time & money to store the data, but NOT do real science with it.

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